WMU News

May 31, 1997, Kalamazoo MI USA

Office of University Relations

May 1997 WMU News Archive
Stories are listed in descending order by release date, beginning with the most recent. Click on the headline for the full story.

Anderson named director of Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (May 29) Dr. Mary Z. Anderson has been named the director of the Center for Counseling and Psychological Services in Western Michigan University's Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology.

Head of Spartan Stores recognized for leadership, service (May 29) Giving credit where credit is due took center stage at a Western Michigan University conference this spring, when one of the United States' leading food industry executives was honored for his exceptional leadership and service.

Book explores media mergers (May 29) While scholars and critics have been increasingly suspicious of the recent string of high-profile media mergers, a Western Michigan University faculty member attempts to take a more objective look.

WMU gets $340,000 in energy grants (May 22) Western Michigan University this year has received grants totaling $340,138 from the Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services for studies and projects to reduce energy costs in campus buildings.

$25,000 Medallion Scholarships awarded to 21 top high school seniors (May 20) Twenty-one students successfully competed against the top graduating seniors in the class of 1997 to win prestigious Medallion Scholarships to begin their studies at Western Michigan University this fall.

WMU named 'Best College Buy' (May 20) Western Michigan University has been named one of the 100 best college buys in the United States by a new publication that rates America's colleges and universities.

WMU experimental vehicles to be featured at Detroit Motion Show (May 8) A solar-powered race car and a Mini Baja race car designed and built by Western Michigan University engineering students will take center stage when three major engineering organizations meet for the May 13-15 MotionExpo at Detroit's Cobo Convention Center.

Haworths to be recognized at first 'Spotlight on Success' event (May 6) Gerrard W. Haworth and Richard G. Haworth will take center stage at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, when the Greater Grand Rapids chapter of the Western Michigan University Alumni Association sponsors its first "Spotlight on Success" program.

Seminar to explain competitive advantage of modern logistics (May 6) The competitive business advantages of employing integrated logistics will be one aspect of a seminar to be presented from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 5, at Western Michigan University's Fetzer Center.

Business succession seminar set for June 7 at WMU (May 6) A seminar helping business owners plan a change in ownership will be conducted from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Western Michigan University's Fetzer Center.

WMU Sky Broncos place third in National Aviation Championship (May 3) Western Michigan University's Sky Broncos captured third place in the 1997 National Intercollegiate Flying Association Championship behind first-place Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University of Prescott, Ariz., and the second-place University of North Dakota.

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